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Cisco to buy IIT alumnus-founded AppDynamics for $3.7 bn

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | More »

Jyoti Bansal, Founder and Chairman, AppDynamics
Networking equipment giant Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to acquire San Francisco-based AppDynamics Inc, an application intelligence software company, for nearly $3.7 billion, in one of its largest deals in the past few years. Founded by IIT Delhi alumnus Jyoti Bansal in 2008, AppDynamics’ cloud ap...


Tesla’s Chinese rival NextEV names Padmasree Warrior as CEO for US arm

Padmasree Warrior, one of Silicon Valley’s high-profile female executives and former CTO of Cisco, is joining Chinese electric vehicle startup NextEV Inc as its US chief executive officer and head of global software development. In June this year, India-born Padmasree stepped down from her p...

16 December, 2015 | More »


No bubble yet, but indiscipline will hurt startups: Padmasree Warrior

Indian technology startups can create globally disruptive products if they are operationally ‘disciplined’, said Padmasree Warrior, former technology and strategy head of Cisco Systems. “This is a unique moment in India’s journey; for the first time in India, I have seen amazing fund...

20 November, 2015 | More »


Cisco makes first India acquisition, buys Pawaa

Networking equipment giant Cisco took over Bangalore-based IT security firm Pawaa Software Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount, making its first acquisition in India. The entire Pawaa team will join Cisco’s software platform group and will be led by Pankaj Srivastava, VP, Cisco, stated a note publ...

14 October, 2015 | More »


Cisco Investments allocates $40M to fund early-stage firms in India, discloses investment in Covacsis

Cisco Investments, the venture capital arm of Cisco, has announced the allocation of $40 million to fund early-stage firms in India under the ‘India Innovation theme’. The new funding allocation is focused on product and technologies that are unique and relevant to India and other emerging marke...

23 June, 2014 | More »